Becoming a Massage Therapist in Colorado

When you consider a career as a massage therapist, there are few things to keep in mind as you make your decision. In order to work legally in the state of Colorado, massage therapists must register with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies. After...

Proper Body Mechanics Can Extend Your Career as a Massage Therapist

You have learned proper body mechanics during your massage therapy training, but when it comes to actually working in the real world, those things may be forgotten with everything else that you are trying to remember. Giving a massage requires that the therapist give...

Hydrocollator Packs Heat Therapy for Massage

Stiff neck? Tight quads? Nagging muscle or joint pain? We’ve got you covered! Come on down to our student clinic for some Moist Heat Therapy followed by a therapeutic massage performed by one of our students. We teach our students how to use Hydrocollator Packs in...

Pin & Stretch Massage Technique

Pin and stretch is a deep tissue massage and stretching technique that is highly effective at treating problems with muscle, tendon, ligament and fascia.  We teach this technique often throughout our massage course, as part of our Deep Tissue massage classes and in...

Thai Massage vs. Swedish Massage

Thai and Swedish massage styles, though different in origin, have similar health benefits. Each massage modality can lower your heart rate, increase range of motion, relax your muscles, improve your mood and reduce anxiety. Partially due to popularity in the United...

Thai Herbal Compress Treatment, “Luk Pra Kob”

In Thai, Luk Pra Kob, is the name given to treatments that use Thai Herbal Compresses. The literal translation is “pressing herbal sphere” or herbal ball. Luk Pra Kob is a method of treatment employed in traditional Thai Medicine that stimulates the Sen Sib lines (the...